tv Today in the Bay NBC January 9, 2012 5:00am-6:00am PST
"today in the bay." good morning to you. thanks for joining us on this monday morning. 5:00 right now, i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> good morning everyone. i'm jon kelley. we check in with meteorologist christina loren to find out about did i hear you say record? >> record, yeah. any time in january when you're coming close to 70 degrees or even upwards of 70 which i am forecasting in some cities today you're in record territory. today more of the same beautiful weather that we experienced over the weekend. it's a little chilly. 29 in napa but you're at 41 in san jose and we'll be bat 62 degree you break for lunch. warming rapidly, 64 as you make your way home. a little rain moves in tomorrow. we'll talk about when and weather. first, mike and the drive. >> a couple of checks. san mateo bridge, flashing
lights westbound, across the section, no incidents so i'm going to call this closed. still watch that bridge. highway 13, the warren freeway, we still have an overturned vehicle blocking a lane. >> thank you, mike. it's 5:01 now. san jose fire crews on the scene at an assisted living center. marla tellez joins us with word of several injuries. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. you can see the devastation for yourself here at the mayfair golden manor apartments. the three-alarm fire is now out, that's the good news. now it's the cleanup and investigation into the cause. this is an eight-unit building that as you said, houses seniors. fortunately, the claims were contained to four of those units. you could see they are gutted this morning.
the captain tells me 16 seniors were safely evacuated but it was no easy task. >> there was a lot of panic, then we had some language barriers as well so it was a challenge to make sure everybody was accounted for. there were multiple occupants in each unit as well. that was our concern to make sure we had everybody and we did of course do an aggressive search to make sure there were no victims in the fire. >> reporter: five of those suffered some sort of injuries, none of those said to be critical. the injured are being treated. all of them are getting assistance from the red cross. this fire was called in this morning, it took about 50 firefighters to knock it down, about an hour later. though it did quickly escalate to three alarms. the cause is still under investigation. the captain on scene tells me it
appears to be accidental. it appears to have started on the roof. again, that has not been confirmed. live in east san jose, marla tellez. >> a lot of people needing a new place to stay. >> 5:03. the case involving a 1999 killing of former raider. a jury convicting ali of murder after he admitted strangling her during an argument. in 2009 an appellate court threw out the conviction saying prosecutors manipulated the jury pool. during the redril the attorney will argue that the killing was manslaughter, not murder. >> it's 5:03. oakland police are calling the death of a woman found in an oakland home suspicious. the body was discovered at a home on lyman drood in the oak more neighborhood early saturday morning. she was unresponsive when
paramedics arrived and was pronounced dead at the scene. investigators are looking for the cause of death. >> a party at walnut creek bar ended sunday with a huge fight and long list of arrests. it happened just after 1:00. christie smith is live in walnut creek where the fights are becoming a bit more common on the weekend. good morning, christie. >> reporter: good morning. at least 15 people were involved in this street fight. an offer was punched in the help when he was trying to break up what was going on. another man stunned with a razor. it happened near this buzz here. it happened here just steps away from the police department which is that brick building there right across the street. according to america it was an officer who came across the brawl early sunday. it was so big that all available walnut creek offers and the
deputies to try and help out. when an offer tried to stop a fight at he was punched. the crowd tried to help the suspect by pushing police officers away. this apparently started earlier in the evening as an album release party, several people arrested in all of this. controlling crowds and bars and alcohol has been an issue here, attacked -- a task force was formed but some worry not even to being done to control that. i do have calls tine walnut creek police. investigators believe the whole thing started when a man who was attending the party had his gold chain stolen. reporting live, christie smith. back to you. >> thanks for the update, christie. 5:05 now. five years later a discrimination lawsuit against richmond police chief is going to trial. the suit involves seven high
ranking african-american officers. they have accused richmond's police chief shown here and his former top deputy of discriminating. also he told racist jokes. officers are asking for promotions they say they should have. >> supporters are not going down without a fight. the market street cooperative will shut its doors tonight at 7:00. back in november california's u.s. attorney ordered clubbed close targeting the landlord. at 11:00 medical marijuana supporters are set to gather to protest the closure. >> crews will make an attempt capture an injured bird. it was first spotted friday with a fishing lure in its beak. they hoped it would shake loose
but it was spotted yesterday and the lure was thrill there. they are worried the bird is unable to clean its feathers. >> a slight adjustment. dice bellists and pedestrians have to share the same sidewalk. the sman west on the sportscast which is reserved for cyclists will be closes for construction through april 1. that means bicyclists and pedestrians just share the east sidewalk. that will connected a trail between state parkland and the span. >> you want to check the temperatures. >> you know, we're not noticing a lot of og so you can see the bridge this morning which is nice. we set some showers tomorrow i think we'll see thick fog come wednesday morning. this is for today. temperatures are running on the cool side. at 41 degrees in san jose. good morning to you. 44 in hayward. 27 degrees in novato. through the afternoon, off shore
flow. that means near record warmth. tomorrow more fog reverses and we'll see a little bit more action tomorrow in terms of clouds trying to increase, we won't have stunning clear skies. i'll get to your future cast around tomorrow. and wednesday, dense fog making way to a comfortable afternoon. the last day with temperatures near 68 degrees. 66 in los gatos and 63 degrees even in the city by the way. relative to have come to visit have been give an treat because the weather's been so nice. i stopped the clock at 1:00 p.m. tomorrow. you can see that green there coming in off of the pacific. i think we'll see some showers, we'll time this out for you. check your drive with mike. >> not to toot my own horn but
toot. westbound with with the pail lights, i was wondering what was going on. there is a disabled vehicle, just reported in from chp it's blocking the slow lanes. we saw the truck should have it cleared with no major delays. the map slows you slowing approaching that area of the flat section. keep that in mind as you travel west toward the foster city side. highway 13 northbound has the overturned vehicle. the last lane is blocked. better news, no injuries reported and no one was injured as a result but it the car has to be removed. despied the temperature, there no problem for that with the north bay. >> san francisco, it's the star of the new travel shanl show. ebony will take people on a quick tour of the city. dropping by places like china town and delores park.
featuring some of the best wood. any one who doesn't have a great time in san francisco is pretty muchd dead to me. >> this was an aden a rin rush. a bungee jump also killed a woman. a cord atashed to a 22-year-old jumper. watch here. completely snaps. as she jumps off the victoria falls bridge, 364 feet above the water. it sent her into the crocodile infested waters below. she is alive to tell her story. >> it went back. i felt like i had been dropped all over. >> she managed to women to the river bank. she suffered a broken color bone and serious bruising.
you can her her full show starting at 7:00. >> she is lucky to be alive. >> quite an athlete. >> talk about one stop shop, walmart adding task kiosks to its stores. >> a week after a baby bison cass killed by a dog in golden gate mark, an fran talking about new rules for dog walkers. >> the next time you hit the slopes you may find yourself carrying it up. we'll tell you how. >> a live look now that is oakland out there, 880 flowing nice and smooth at 5:11. >> first for the latest news action traffic and weather, good conversationd on facebook at nbc bay area. wherever you hurt, it massages in icy to dull pain, hot to relax it away. no pain. no mess.
>> welcome back everyone. good monday morning to you. hoping to ease you into the work day. not a lot out on the work day. >> if you dig adventure and like living on the edge you have a chance to hit the slopes with a two-time olympic gold medalist. sean white has opened up his personal half-pipe to the public. the former flying tomato says the 25-foot, 500-foot long half-pipe was made so white could train. now he's saying get with this. he is letting otthers show off their moves. >> might be the only white stuff we see here. >> unfortunately right. >> we need the snow but we can't complain because down here it's glorious weather. >> right. if we can't get the rain at least we're getting 70-plus weather in january.
it's still winter out there. i can tell you right now with confidence that as we head toward the end of the week, late saturday to sunday, monday and tuesday, we're talking about the pineapple express. we're talking about at least 10% to 20% chance for rain, starting on saturday, lasting through the midsection of the week so that's an indication that the jet stream will start to drop to the south and we need to the drop to the south. you can see it's taking all of that moisture into the pacific northwest, bypassing the bay area. well, as we head through the end of the weekend it looks like we're going to see the pineapple express shape up. we're not expecting a lot of rain, not at first but hey, saturday, sunday, might get something and that gets better through next week so it's on the way. and that's the good news. we even have some on the way for tomorrow. this morning it's comfortable in some cities, downright chilly in others. at 51 degrees in san francisco. that means you'll hit about 63
degrees at noon today, though, temperatures are going to be comfortable. take a look at some of the noon readings. 62 in san jose. 61 in santa rosa. 61 in sunnyvale. at 60 so these are our average highs. and we're going to see those at noon. a couple of 70s on this map. 68 in san jose. 70 in gilroy. 70 for fairfield. about 63 in the city by the bay. talk about shower, we've got this cutoff low it's going to try to sneak on shore tomorrow. as we see the showers theest about time will be about 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. i think most of the action will stay along the marin county coastline and maybe that system will sidle down the peninsula. san francisco to daly city, probably moisture as well. 62 by wednesday, patchy fog thursday. and then more cloud cover, saturday, sunday, that's when we're looking for our pattern to significantly change. we'll talk about that all morning. we want to check your drive with mike inouye. >> most of the east bay, that
zero is wrong. heading to the walnut creek interchange a. footh drive approaching the bay bridge toll plaza. we're following this, the remnant of the highway 24 accident. the showing shows up that should clear up because the accident cleared from the chp report. also just clearing from the report t the disabled vehicle along the flat section though we see a little slowing traveling away from the toll plaza. a live look shows you what we're looking at. with taillights, i saw a little clustering earlier. looks like it's clearing, no more flashing lights on the bridge. an easy drive to the peninsula. travel time 101, no problems in either direction approaching san mateo. all the way down to the south bay, no problems for the northbound commute. the earlier christmas 3 on 85 has cleared. that's good news. back to you. >> thank you, mike. 5:17. investors hoping to continue the
2012 rally. for a look at how feature shaping up we turn to bertha coombs. good morning. >> good morning to you. the futures now are kind of flat, a little bit to the up side. they call it the january effect when you have a strong first week of the year, usually bodes well, sets the tone for the rest of the week. a mixed close on friday, though. we did see the dow close lower. we have a lot of meetings starting today with angela merkel and nicholas sarkozy. we call them merkozy because they are together so much with the debt crisis. we're going to get a lot of data this week including trade deficit, retail sales and consumer sentiment. this afternoon alcoa kicks off earning season reporting after the bell. the dow on friday down about 55 points but a pretty strong week,
we'll start out above 12,359 t nasdaq was up on friday at 2674. the white house will hold a jobs forum on wednesday highlighting companies that returned jobs to the u.s. president obama says the event called in sourcing american jobs is going to discuss ways to bring more jobs home. on friday the government reported companies added more than 200,000 jobs and unemployment fell to 8.5%. walmart wants to help you with that owner's job. your taxes. the giant is opening in-store kiosks offering prepreparation of simple 1040 ez forms. the service will be at about 3,000 walmart stores. if you are going to do the deductions, please try to bring those receipts in more neatly.
i've seen stuff falling out of food boxes. i really feel for accountants this time of year. >> no kidding. no vacation for them. thank you, bertha. >> 5:19. oakland protest turning violent. six face charges. from vandalism to assaulting officers to possession of explosives. 150 protesters marching saturday night yelled at officers and at least two bottles were thrown. at one point another tv station's truck was vandalized. the march was organized by occupy oakland who invited anarchists and any one else against the police to take part. protesters want to stage anti-police marches every saturday night. >> san francisco is considering new rules for dog walkers. the city's land use committee will look at legislation that
would require dog walker to get permits and licenses. they would have to complete training courses. they would need to have an apprenticeship with an experienced dog walker. the discussion comes less than a week after an off-leash dog got into a bison paddock, chasing down one of the animals. it died. dogs are not allowed off leash in the area and the dog walker was cited. >> his dog walking etiquette translation for carrying the little bags? >> that mighting part of it. >> coming up, a park cloud over what was supposed to be a happy day. >> sonoma getting a lot of free press thanks to a reality show. >> it's been five years since the introduction of the iphone. we'll look coming up.
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>> welcome back everyone. one of the men now in charge of keeping peace in san francisco being investigated for allegations of domestic violence. the sheriff's wife jumping to his defense after he was sworn into his new post. >> i really -- i don't want to -- >> this has been completely taken out of context. this is a personal matter. it's a private and family matter. >> he was accused of bruising his wife's arm during an argument. that report file bid a neighbor. police have handed this over to the district attorney. >> 5:24. sonoma's wine country getting publicity thanks to a television show. in this week's "the bachelor"
the ladies will be taken to his hometown with stops in the square, the fairmont, mission inn and spa and local restaurants and wineries. the tourism bureau is thrilled. >> oakland mayor jean quan ready to give facebook another try. >> one of the great things you can disagree publicly but some people on jean quan's fan page went further than that with racist and sexist comments about oakland's first female asian mayor, all of this after the occupy crackdown. quan's staff said it could no longer manage her facebook page because they were buried under comments that we can't show you on television. this morning the page says quote, over the holidays we've talked with facebook and are going to have our staff and volunteers trained to use fb filters. and put the page back on line. facebook filters help remove
swear words and racist language. the consumer electronics show gets under way, a lot involving cars flooding the point conference. lots of inventions unveiled automatic an rl points out ces has a terrible track record, a majority of gadgets announce there had flop. many companies prefer their own launches like apple. it was five years ago today that jae steve jobs announced the iphone. it changed the face of the cell phones. gadgets down 6%, stores are blaming the iphone. you don't buy a gps for the car if they have an iphone. you don't buy them an ipod if they have an iphone. >> or a camera. the list goes on. thank you very much. don't even need a wife anymore.
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>> and the public getting a chance to voice concerns over the new facebook campus. >> we'll give you a live look outside, 880 in oakland, traffic starting to fill therein a little bit but it's early. mike inouye will be along to tell you about it. it's monday, january 9, 2012. this is "today in the bay." >> good monday morning to you. thanks for joining us. 5:30 now. i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> good morning. i'm jon kelley. let's check in with christina loren to find out how sweet it's going to be. >> sweet like honey. really nice. not just because we're going to see very warm conditions today in the 70s, because we need that rain and it's finally in the forecast. our pattern change looks pretty significant. we'll talk about that. but this morning grab a jacket. temperatures will be in the
mid-60s in some cities. 62 inland. up to about 64 as you make your way home from work. enjoy it while it lasts. this is the last day of near record warmth changes. showers move in. we'll talk about that first 5:30. let's see if there are any problems on your drive. >> looks like they are taking care of one of those issues. chp there, northbound 101 aus approach 380. just past sfo. sfo is where they are starting the traffic break northbound as you head to the earlier accident. car into the center divide. the traffic break going on. the round robin, the vehicle going back and forth. should be moved to the shoulder in a few minutes. >> it's 5:31. san jose firefighters still on the scene where a three-alarm fire damaged an assisted living center located at madden avenue off the intersection of north capital and alum rock. marla has been on the scene all morning including reports we hear of injuries.
good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it was called in as a single alarm fire about 1:45, then it quickly escalated to a three-alarm as you just said. the flames are out the good news, but the results are heavy this morning. four units completely gutted. the captain says he considers it heavy damage though it new total loss. the mayfair golden apartments, most are in their 70s. we are just learning that 20 to 40 in all were evacuated. 16 have been displaced, all are accounted for. you can maj their plight. >> it's a high risk situation you have senior housing and middle of the night fire and heavy fire so we were concerned that someone may have been severely injured. >> wouldn't be more pleased with the work of our crews and the total outcome. it could have been much worse.
>> reporter: 16 are displaced, five taken to the hospital with stress-related injuries such as chest pain and hypertension. but the captain tells me the injuries are not critical. the red cross stepped in to find temporary housing. all in all it took about 15 firefighters, many still on season, you see the gentleman on the roof there housing down the units. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. the captain tells me it appears accidental. live in san jose, marla tellez. john and laura. >> thank you. >> it's 5:33 now. northbound police on the lookout for a serial arsonist. novato officers say someone set more than 15 small fires between 9:00 and 3:00.
they were set at five locations around the city. one of the fires was in a comester while the others were brush fires. >> an assemblyman wants to see serious changes when it comes to gas pipe line safety. proposing three new bills, one would require the public utilities commission to i want police department 29 recommendations from the national transportation safety board. another would mandate a whistle blower protection program and the last fours the dmigs set gas rated based on the utility's safety record. >> richmond's first elected african-american mayor died after a battle with diabetes. he was 78, an oklahoma native moving to richmond with his family in 1952. he was elected mayor. colleagues say livingston was a leader and coalition builder. funeral services are pending. >> city leaders hoping to hear
from you over facebook. a meeting will be bheld the impact of having thousands of new employees at the old sun micro system campus, if face look is allowed to expand some 9400 people will be working there. the city of east palo alto concerned about the number of cars from the freeway to the campus. the meeting will be at 7:00 at menlo park on laurel street. >> season tickets for the new 49ers stadium go on sale. if you want those prem yum seats shell out big bucks. stephanie has a look for us. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. get ready for big numbers here. we're talking for the best club seats almost three times what it costs now at sandal stick. it's running 325 to 3$375 per
seat for the stadium. similar seats 13 in this 00 to 1800 bucks for the season. in order to get a seat you have to buy it. we're talking 80,000, those are the seats marked in influence. the majority of the 9 thousand seats run 20 to 30,000. the niners say they expect high demand but these figures are upsetting plenty of fans. >> i don't think it's fair. i think it prices 0 but regular people and makes this available to rich people and businesses. you're not going to get a nice diversity of prouds. >> it's a good time they are doing well. it will probably surprised that they got some. >> reporter: the building is expected to dos $1 billion. these higher prices expected to help foot the bill. for the majority of the seats the cheaper ones, those will not be public until they go on sale this summer. this new stadium isn't expected
to be open for 2014. but the project is expected for approval at tomorrow's city council meeting. stephanie trong. >> it's 5:36. we check back in with christine. and this kind forecast, thank you. >> thank you very much. we're doing well. you can't thank me. i'm the bearer of good news and i love to be the bearer of 70-degree weather again today. near record warmth. by tomorrow not as warm. then wednesday a little patchy fog. we'll get more moisture so what happens is the fifth comes in, high pressure compress what is we pick up. as you wake up on sense, so the fog will be back. enjoy the coastline we have for
you. warm and dry today, the winds warm. as they pum from land to see. unfortunately, not quite as warm as yesterday but just about it taking your temperatures down by a couple of degrees across the board. 4 hour by hour forecast, by noon bat 510, at 62 in man jose. in the up ir60s. 70 in gilroy. 70 in fairfield. then we'll talk about the showers. 5:38. also my 7-day in the next report. >> christina and the traffic broke we talked about, let's see how things are 101 patting by sfo. we go to the live camera, there you go, the pb head quits starting to break up to the left of your screen. looks like they ma may have moved that car and traffic is
starting to flow. past the sfo on northbound 101. back to the tops, the other side of the bay where station called in an accident. 880 southbound 84. he's okay, sounds like the driver is okay. we followed up with chb. you may have your line affected. >> the santa clara vta hoping to make conger commutes a little more comfortable. 20 new becauses to the express route. that's to accommodate the longer commutes with lights. the buses will begin on six express routes starting this morning. maybe honey roasted peanuts. that would doze off. >> 5:39.
>> welcome back everyone. the time is 5:42. the new hampshire primary is tomorrow and it seems most of the major candidates have one thing in common -- they are all ganging up on front-runner mitt romney. nobody said life at the top would be easy. we get the latest from tracie potts live in new hampshire. good morning. >> reporter: jon, good morning. brand new this morning the suffolk university poll that shows romney has a 13-point lead
over the candidate in second place for now ron paul. however, his lead has slipped 10 points since iowa, since last week. it is what the candidates have been trying to do. we saw it yesterday in the nbc facebook debate. they have tried to cut into the commanding lead that mitt romney had here almost since the beginning. we've seen him go back and forth with newt gingrich, rick santorum. even with jon huntsman focused on new hampshire. in that poll i should note he's in third place. if hunts man is able to finish in this primary 18 third place it's a pretty good win for him. mitt romney is the candidate to beat. here's how this could play out. the question is whether he's going to win or have a decisive win and who is going to move in.
if he does win and win big here in new hampshire, one campaign is saying he could be hard to step down south. >> thasy thank you very much. >> new this morning an accused of being a spy faces the death penalty in iran. a court handed out the decision this morning saying amir mirza hekmati was plotting against elections. the former u.s. marine received training at bases in iraq and afghanistan. he has 20 days to appeal. >> there are fears that the taliban could be infiltrating the u.s. military. the attack happened yesterday at base 250 south of kabul. a man opened fire against a group of americans. investigators right now trying to fig out if the shooter was a
really afghan soldier. >> congresswoman gabrielle giffords delivered a powerful message at a candlelight vigil after a shooting rampage. >> i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america. >> giffords who was shot in the head and has struggled to speak led the crowd in the pledge of allegiance. the audience cheered as she walked to the podium with her husband. six were killed, 13 wounded when a gunman tried to outside a grocery store. >> reality for many of us there are dreams for our family's future that will just have to let go. >> president obama also called giffords to offer his support. >> very emotion alevent. >> still going through intense
therapy. right now it's 5:45. we check back win christina. yeah. keep them rolling. as you get out this morning but hey, something you can tell off. where you can give that heater a break. you can see fror our large picture, we don't have smog. that is the offchauffeur winds, the offshore flow that kept us in near record territory today, another one for the record books looks like. you can see this here, clouds arcing up and around a ridge of high pressure driving the winds. they warm along the way. that's why we're seeing 70s in january. not quite as many as yesterday. a touch colder but staying very, very nice. off shore winds will clear the
coast. by tomorrow we'll see a foggy start. mostly cloudy conditions. so enjoy the warm dry afternoon we have. it's not going to be i don't think nearly as warm. 64 degrees in fremont, 70 degrees today in gilroy. we've got rain on the way. we're not expecting much. it's very debatable we're going to see this wit flow reach the floor. future cast is keeping it off. maybe rain upwards of .1 inch at best. in places north of the golden gate bridge, i don't you think a lot of that will fall to the south but we'll take what we can get. we need the rain. second driest december before on
record. it looks like we'll be able to do so saturday, sunday and monday we start to get rain chances up to 20 mers. the pineapple express is -- we'll talk about the change we expect and what that means coming up. first i want to check your drive. >> you folks, chris to that showed you the shot past the airport northbound 101. we had the earlier traffic breaks. saw traffic back to the split. the earlier accident should be cleared to the colder. i told you about the car hitting the divide. you might have your fast lane a few folks slowing down to watch. as it starts to increase out of union city, you're over toward facebook. we're looking south, that's your commute. san jose would see heavy as well
as tomorrow because the commute is back after vacation. school's back, work back. right here we have little blip at brennen a. car fire reported. sound likes an engine. i'm looking to see if lanes or blocked. a look at the bay lidge. the commute is getting started. back to you. >> thank you very much. >> ed he lee's first official day on the frab as the new mayor of san francisco. he took the office becoming the first elected asian american mayor. lee laid out his vision for the city during the next four years and did something during his inauguration speech has done before. the mayor decided to tweet about jobs. >> there. how about that.
that's a little disruption but shows how important innovation and technology are reforming our government and building our future. >> a long list of celebrities. including ashton kutcher and mc haner. weather the mayor wants more tech companies. >> crow invasion is ruffling feathers. every winter volunteer for a chapter of the audubon species. according to the news rop included major increases in the crow population over the past several kaek clads. 136 grows were counted back in 1981. last year more than 1600. >> two openly gay women breaking
barriers by seming this cop of the nearly 300 that took the stage last week. while they did not win they made tift as the openly gay women to compete in the rhythm. june 3, right here on nbc bay area. >> a mountain due women is telling the bay area she won a million dollars from a scratcher. she always bys a couple of tickets. on the last tiblth she says she hit the back pot. >> i don't know how to put my brain in that mode. i'm so used to worrying about house and -- i don't know how to
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students an outathlete deal with stress during exam times. a librarian and former lawyer started the program. he felt from his own experience students needed distraction from the books. >> it also teaches them responsible stress management, not binge drinking, not other destructive behaviors. >> your blood pressure goes down, your heart rate goes down, the flow of good hormones increases. it helps you feel good. >> seems animal therapy programs are a growing trend on college campuses nationwide. how about this, a french fast food chain hoping to cash in on the popularity of star wars. check it out. the company producing a darth va der burger. i'm not sure, can you help out. what's on top of that burger. the chain creating the two in honor of star wars episode 1 in
3d. >> eat it i won't. >> well said. >> it's 5:55. the head after solar company traveled to michigan. scott mcgrew has been following the story. >> good morning. there was a press conference in saginaw, michigan to confirm reports that his san jose company is abandoning plans to build a $177 million solar panel factory there. saginaw started calling itself the solar valley after another company were awarded tax credits to build there. ever green filed bankruptcy. the company was hit by a perfect storm including overseas competition. critics wonder if the company
ever had the ability to make dp on is promises. a right spot it covered tens of millions in tax breaks a. tepid day on wall street expected, despite really good news on jobs. europe is america's largest trading partner. france worried its rating will be downgraded. spain and italy have huge costs accompanied of them. it has essentially round out of money and they can't find anybody to loan it. the average american pays half of the interest on his or her mortgage as a country does on a 30-day loan. >> 5:005 clen, we follow news out of the south bay, a fire at ang center. living ceer. we'll have a dive up date next. it's the perfect time to find great deals
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